MALA Hosts Eid Al-Adha Celebration and Cultural Exchange with Middle East Institute

AUGUST 12, 2019

In celebration of the Eid Al-Adha holiday, MALA partnered with the Middle East Institute (MEI) to host a celebration and cultural exchange showcasing a variety of different cultural traditions of observance from around the world.  Guests connected, shared traditional foods, and participated in henna, paper marbling, calligraphy, and other cultural activities.

The event was attended by over 200 individuals, each with their own unique backgrounds, stories, and Eid traditions to share.  MALA is proud to host cultural programming that brings people together to share and learn from one another.  By creating spaces that foster openness, curiosity, and cultural exchange, MALA seeks to build communities that are strong and resilient and vibrant. 

The Eid Al-Adha Cultural Exchange was also covered by Al-Hurra News Network, one of America’s most popular Arabic-language networks.